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Holiday Wreathmaking Hikes & Workshops

Green Cleaning Basket of Products

Sun Dec 3 10 am or 1 pm  Labelle Winery Rt. 101 Amherst NH

This workshop will teach you how to make non-toxic, natural cleaning products. You can make 4 items and create a gift basket for someone. Take home the recipes and make a whole bunch more as gifts for all your friends and family. These non-toxic products will include: Super Duper all-purpose cleaning spray, eco glass cleaner, non-abrasive bathroom scrub, and foaming hand soap all scented with your favorite essential oil. (Using products that really clean and which smell nice to you makes cleaning a happier experience). $25 pp. Herbalist Rivka Schwartz will explain the health benefits of the various essential oils. There will be wine tastings plus the café and gift shop are open also.  Register for the session you want at www.beaverbrook.org

 

37th Annual Fall Festival & Art Show Winners

Thank you to all the volunteers, corporate sponsors, new members and old friends that attended Fall Festival.

 

2017 BBA Fall Festival Art Show Winners 

Photography  All Other Media:  
1st Title: “Perfect Fall Day” 1st Title: “This Bud’s for You” “’’ “Thi”
Artist: Sally Turner Artist: Kathy Clericuzio
2nd Title: “Sunny Day” 2nd Title: “Breaking Dawn”
Artist: Catherine McDonah Artist: Diana Caron
3rd Title: “In the Storm” 3rd Title: “Fresh Water Meets Salt”
Artist: Christopher O’Keefe Artist: Pam Haynes
Overall
Best in Show: Best to Theme:
Title: “Wild Wonder” Title: “Blandings Turtle Emerges”
Artist: Howard Muscott Artist: Melanie Chouinard

 

Children’s Art Show Winners

Place K-3rd Gr. 4th-6th Gr 7th-8th Gr. 9th-12th Grade
1st Autumn Raindrops by Kelly Ryan Weasel in Garden by Gabriella Bonnoitt Pollen Central by Max Cohen Uncle Tim’s Canoe by Danny Kennedy
2nd Hummingbird by Evalina Garruba Song by Olivia Ostermiller Frog Pond by Isabelle Colantuonio View from Mt. Washington Auto Road by Aidan Fournier

tied with

Lotus in Bloom by Sreekar Chilakapati

3rd Hoot by Colbie Ann McElroy Busy as a Bumblebee by Amelia Garruba Butterfly at Beaver Brook by Jocelyn Ryan

People’s Choice Award: “Hoot Hoot” by Mrithula Premchanth

 

Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn

Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn

 

 

 

Beaver Brook Fall Festival

Local Wildflower Bloom Book by Joan Bonnette $10

Wednesdays 9-11 am   

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers.  Join the knowledgeable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks.  Walks take place each Wednesday through June 24th.
Free for members of BBA /$5 donation for non members.  Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead.  603-465-7787.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.

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The Edible Landscape

Thursday March 19 6:30 pm Edible landscaping is the newest gardening trend that answers the old question of how to utilize your limited garden space so it can be productive and beautiful at the same time.  Chef and gardener Liz Barbour has been including edible plants throughout her small cottage garden from the very beginning of its design.  Join her for a slideshow tour through her edible gardens and learn how she has introduced vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, edible shrubs, and herbs to blend beautifully and deliciously throughout.  Liz’s slide show will be followed by a cooking demonstration of 2 seasonal recipes using ingredients you might decide to plant in your own garden.  Recipes and tasting included. Maple Hill Farm 117 Ridge Road Hollis.
$25/$20 Friends. Call 603-465-7787 to register.

Rhubarb Cookbook

Order our Rhubarb Cookbook for $5 and we will mail it to you.  We collected wholesome recipes for Rhubarb slaw, lemonade, with sausage, in bread, with oatmeal….rhubarb is not just for pie!  And it is high in calcium, fiber and Vitamin C.

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Type ” rhubarb cookbook ” in the designation line.